RSCI / Medical Team
The Royal College of Surgeons Bahrain team led by Maeve Royston and with Medical and Nursing students participated in a wide range of activities at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Roma Nursing Training College. Their initiative in assisting the Nursing Training College to develop curriculum content brings another capacity building element to Lesotho is critical in the fight against HIV Aids and TB, which will result in increasing the number of Nurses and Health Care assistants throughout Lesotho particularly in remote rural villages. In conjunction with Mark Wilson of Dublin Fire Brigade , The RCSI ran a training day in CPR and Life Support, a course that is believed can be developed to train young people in rural villages as First Responders.
The Medical Team and Dentist supported by Dr. Michael Colclough and Dental Surgeon Martin Tier continued to support the Primary Care model in rural clinics and at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The Team provided a great service to many needy people in incredibly remote villages. The remoteness adds to the health risks for the population and sadly results in high rates of mother and child mortality.
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